Animal Species

Pot-Bellied Pig
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Pigs have a very large digestive tract so they can eat large amounts of food at a time. They lack sweat glands so they wallow in the mud to cool off and protect their skin from the sun and insects.

Sponsors
Abraham Cofield
Habitat
Woodlands, swamplands in Southeast Asia
Size
14-18 inches tall
Weight
70-150 pounds
Lifespan
10-20 years
Diet
Leafy greens, wild vegetables, roots, grasses, shrubs, insects, eggs and even small snakes
Reproduction
5-6 piglets born after a 114 day gestation
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Threats
Humans and large carnivores